Music within communities functions in ways that differ widely from formal models. Often the defining activity, it blurs boundaries between amateur, professional, audience and performer, and stresses shared involvement. Drawing upon their own experience, students will examine a variety of community practices and current research on this rapidly evolving area.
0.5 credit in Music Performance courses
Priority will be given to students enrolled in the Major and Minor programs in Music and Culture. Additional students will be admitted as space permits.